BC Chamber: Building Resilience to Thrive Program – Learn Critical Leadership and Resilience Skills FINAL COHORT: February 24th to March 31st
Better position yourself, your team, and your business for our collective recovery. Start 2021 off right by registering for the Building Resilience to Thrive Program, offered by the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business in partnership with the BC Chamber of Commerce and our local chamber network. The Building Resilience to Thrive program, will feature hour-long weekly seminars delivered by award-winning professors Dr. Mark Colgate and Prof. Brian Leacock. The final cohort will run from February 24th to March 31st (11am PST/12pm MST).
Nominations Open for the 2021 Small Business BC Awards
Nominations and voting are now underway for the 2021 Small Business BC Awards. With 2020 receding into memory, it’s time to recognize the hard work and achievements of small business owners across our province. For this year’s awards, we’re offering six categories in total: • Best Community Impact • Best Immigrant Entrepreneur • Best Innovation • Best Solopreneur • Best Youth Entrepreneur • Premier’s People’s Choice Getting involved couldn’t be easier. If you’re a business owner, you can nominate your own business. Or, if there’s a small business you love, show your appreciation and nominate on their behalf. Nominations and voting are open until 11:59pm on March 7th.
BC Gov News – New project bolsters B.C. manufacturing, strengthens supply chains
The Government of British Columbia is throwing its support behind small- and medium-sized manufacturers in the province and building up supply chains to help B.C.-based companies expand, diversify and better compete in the global market. The B.C. Supply Chain Resiliency and Value-Added Manufacturing Grant project commits up to $14.25 million in provincial funding to generate new economic opportunities. This announcement is part of B.C.’s $10-billion COVID-19 response, which includes StrongerBC: BC’s Economic Recovery Plan — a strategy that protects people’s health and livelihoods while supporting businesses and communities.
Houston is a community of 2,993 people located on Highway 16 in Northwest British Columbia, between Prince George and Prince Rupert. Houston is part of the Bulkley-Nechako Regional District, an area of the province with a large and diversified resource base and an area that is becoming increasingly popular as a tourist destination.
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